Elizabeth's Story

About

Dr. Lindsey is the first Polynesian Explorer and female Fellow in the history of the National Geographic Society.
Elizabeth is an advocate for social, environmental, and cultural justice and a passionate conservationist of cultural intelligence and indigenous wisdom.

Her keen insights are helping to reshape many Western perspectives at organizations and institutions including Google, TED, YPO, Oxford, and Harvard Universities.

Her keen insights are helping to reshape many Western perspectives at organizations and institutions including Google, TED, YPO, Oxford, and Harvard Universities.

Mentored by one of the world’s most renowned navigators, Dr. Lindsey earned a Ph.D. in anthropology specializing in ethno-navigation, often referred to as Wayfinding.

Dr. Lindsey soon recognized the robust application of wayfinding principles to complex business decision-making. Elizabeth effectively advises global organizations. Her clients include Google, YPO, BCG subsidiary Bright House, and the United Nations.

“Elizabeth’s insights into the timeless lessons of wayfinding, including the importance of valuing in equal measure the heart and mind, provided critical unlocks to our team and will no doubt do the same for a broader audience.”
Ashley Grice,
CEO BrightHouse,
BCG Subsidiary

Dr. Lindsey soon recognized the robust application of wayfinding principles to complex business decision-making. Elizabeth effectively advises global organizations. Her clients include Google, YPO, BCG subsidiary Bright House, and the United Nations.

“Elizabeth’s insights into the timeless lessons of wayfinding, including the importance of valuing in equal measure the heart and mind, provided critical unlocks to our team and will no doubt do the same for a broader audience.”
Ashley Grice,
CEO BrightHouse,
BCG Subsidiary

Elizabeth is the recipient of the United Nation’s Visionary Award and has been an advisor to UN Ambassadors on behalf of environmental refugees faced with the punishing realities of the climate crisis.

She has served on the boards of the Tibet Fund for His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, and is on the Global Council of World Pulse

She has served on the boards of the Tibet Fund for His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, and is on the Global Council of World Pulse

A three-time TED speaker, she received the prestigious CINE Eagle awards for the documentary film she wrote, directed, and produced called “Then There Were None.” This film chronicles the near extinction of native Hawaiians and is considered a Hawaiian history classic.

To every elder, teacher, and mentor…Wayfinders all,

Nui ko’u mahalo, my immense gratitude.